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DBMS > Apache Drill vs. dBASE vs. NSDb vs. Trafodion

System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. dBASE vs. NSDb vs. Trafodion

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  Xexclude from comparisonTrafodion  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StoragedBase was one of the first databases with a development environment on PC's. Its latest version dBase V is still sold as dBase classic, which needs a DOS Emulation. The up-to-date product is dBase plus.Scalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of KubernetesTransactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score2.73
Rank#105  Overall
#19  Document stores
#54  Relational DBMS
Score14.47
Rank#41  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#36  Time Series DBMS
Score0.45
Rank#245  Overall
#115  Relational DBMS
Websitedrill.apache.orgwww.dbase.comnsdb.iotrafodion.apache.org
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docswww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasensdb.io/­Architecturetrafodion.apache.org
DeveloperApache Software FoundationAsthon TateApache Software Foundation, originally developed by HP
Initial release2012197920172014
Current release1.19.0, June 2021dBASE 2019, 20192.3.0, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJava, ScalaC++, Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
DOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Linux
macOS
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes: int, bigint, decimal, stringyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesall fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantnoSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.gRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC++dBase proprietary IDEJava
Scala
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.noJava Stored Procedures
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes, via HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonoyes infovia user defined functions and HBase
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infonot for dBase internal data, but IDE does support transactions when accessing external DBMSnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyesUsing Apache Luceneyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Depending on the underlying data sourceno
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourceAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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